Conor McGregor accused of assaulting a woman on his yachtPlayback / Instagram
Published 24/01/2023 17:51 | Updated 01/24/2023 17:52
Controversial Irish fighter Conor McGregor has once again become a topic of discussion within the MMA world, but this time with something unrelated to the sport. The 34-year-old has been accused of assaulting a woman aboard his yacht in Ibiza and is under investigation, according to the Majorca Daily Bulletin.
The victim said she knew the fighter, as both are from the same neighborhood in Dublin, Ireland, and was on the yacht during McGregor’s birthday party, in June 2022. In testimony to the police, she said that the fighter began to insult her appearance and later was attacked with kicks and punches.
“It was like he was possessed. I knew I had to get off the boat because I thought he was going to kill me. I can’t believe what he did to me. He’s a criminal. I think he would have killed me if I hadn’t gotten off the boat. yacht,” said the victim of the assault
The woman jumped off the yacht off the island of Formentera to escape McGregor. A Red Cross boat later rescued her. She only gave testimony to the Irish police after arriving in her homeland. The athlete’s rep claims he denies all allegations.
McGregor has a history of aggression outside the octagons. In 2018, the Irishman was under investigation for sexual assault and, in 2022, he was arrested for six traffic violations in Dublin. Furthermore, he was convicted of assaulting an older man in a pub in the Irish capital.